In an assessment of the contributions of autonomic neuropathy and vascular disease to the aetiology of male impotence in diabetes, evidence of autonomic neuropathy was identified in 23/39 (59%) individuals complaining of impotence. Specifically asking about sexual dysfunction, especially ED in men, should be a routine part of the annual complications assessment. After at least 2 weeks’ treatment with oral testosterone undecanoate (Andriol), 100 mg Viagra was used before coitus. For the study, Skeldon’s team collected data on more than 4,500 men 20 and older who took part in the U.S. One risk factor is advancing age. This is a powerful story of one kidney patient’s determination and will to live the life he loved pre-dialysis. Damage to the nerves involved in sexual response and stimulation almost certainly will make it difficult to achieve and maintain an erection long enough for intercourse.
Erectile dysfunction is a risk factor for future heart disease